Does William Golding use personification in Lord of the Flies?

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Personification is giving human qualities or characteristics to something which is non-human or non-living, and William Golding does use personification in Lord of the Flies.

In chapter two, Ralph suggests that making a fire on top of the mountain would be a good idea because any passing ships would see the smoke and come to rescue them. All the boys are enthusiastic about the idea, and immediately they race to the mountain and build a fire that soon turns into a conflagration which burns up a large portion of the mountain and actually kills...

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